For the Food Industry Careers Lab, we learned about many different jobs within the restaurant industry. I chose to do the Food Stylist. We arranged and plated desserts and took photos. This applied to what we were learning because it taught that there are many different career paths within the restaurant/food industry.
Apple crisp Lab
In the Apple Crisp lab, we put what we learned to the test. We practiced sanitation as we washed the apples and kept our area clean, and practiced safety while using knives to cut the apples.
I would want a pebble ice maker. I found this appliance from Opal Nugget Ice (nuggetice.com) for $499
Oatmeal Cookies lab
In the Oatmeal Cookie lab, we tested the importance of a standardized recipe. We discovered that the best cookies had been made using a standardized recipe.
Mummy roll lab
During this unit, we learned to make dough. We made a mummy roll to practice creating good dough.
White bean & basil bruschetta
During this unit, we learned about nutrition. The white bean bruschetta was a very fibrous snack so it was a good example of good nutrition.
My favorite fruit is a kiwi. Kiwis are native to China, but they were first commercially grown in New Zealand. The top five kiwi producers, in order, are China, Italy, New Zealand, Chile, and Greece.
Dressed for success
For my job interview outfit, I picked black slacks, a plain sweater, minimal jewelry, and work appropriate shoes. I think this outfit is simple but classy. It will give the impression that I am serious about my job but that I am not trying to be too showy.
We made a vegetable pizza because we were learning about different kinds of vegetables and their uses. In making this pizza, we used onion, tomato, spinach, bell pepper, artichoke, and mushroom.
Apple swan Lab
In this lab, we were studying on-the-job training. We learned how to make them as we went.
Fruit tart Lab
In the fruit tart lab, we learned more uses of different kinds of fruit. We learned how to garnish desserts with fruit to create interesting plating.